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  • Dec 19, 2014
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Hung Chung-chiu

Taiwanese protest sparks pro-democracy comments from mainland Chinese netizens

An estimated 200,000 people protest outside Taipei's Presidential Office. Photo: AFP

Mainland netizens have reacted strongly to news of a recent Taiwanese protest over the death of a young military conscript, and many have praised democracy and asked why such protests are allowed in Taiwan but not on the mainland.

Thursday, 12 September, 2013, 5:44pm